Meaning of Cromwellian
Pronunciation: (krom-wel'ē-un, krum-), [key]
- of, pertaining to, or characteristic of the politics, practices, etc., of Oliver Cromwell or of the Commonwealth and Protectorate.
- noting or pertaining to a style of English furnishings of the middle 17th century, characterized by austerity, the use of oak and leather, and simple, decorative moldings.
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